Still igniting ticket sales at the box office, Michael Moore's hot-button doc "Fahrenheit 9/11" is generating heat for a homevideo deal. Sony would not comment, but sources said the studio is close…
Former New York Times film critic Elvis Mitchell is understood to be in talks to work for Sony's newly revived TriStar Pictures label out of a yet-to-be-opened New York City office.
TriStar's famous winged horse will fly again soon. This time, the division will be piloted by Screen Gems exec VP Valerie Van Galder. She is expected to be named prexy of Sony's until-recently…
Scott Neeson, who ankled last month as the prexy of 20th Century Fox's international theatrical division, has landed at Sony as senior exec VP for marketing at Columbia TriStar Film Distributors…
Returning to his alma mater, William Loper has been named executive vice president of creative advertising for the Columbia TriStar Motion Picture Group.
Martin Bachmann has been named managing director of German-based Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl., replacing Juergen Schau, who will remain head of Sony Pictures Releasing's German production…
These past two years, Bollywood hits have been few and far between. But Columbia TriStar India's distribution operation is one of the few bright spots in the area.
Paulo Simoes has been promoted to general manager for Columbia TriStar Films in Rome. He will report to Mark Zucker, senior exec VP of Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl.
Local distribber Mais Filmes will handle Columbia TriStar Buena Vista Filmes do Brasil's art and indie films in Brazil.
Columbia TriStar Marketing Group has tapped Gigi Semone as senior veep of publicity. She'll oversee theatrical PR for the East Coast.
Christine de Groodt, general manager of Columbia TriStar Fox Films, a joint-venture operation between Columbia TriStar Film Distributors Intl. and Belgium-based 20th Century Fox Intl., has been upped…